Association of American Railroads (AAR) Senior Economist Luisa Fernandez-Willey will host “U.S. Freight Railroads and the U.S. Economy,” the League of Railway Women’s (LRW) inaugural webinar in its new “Railroading 101” series.
Railway Age presents its fourth annual Fast Trackers awards, in which we will profile ten individuals under the age of 40 who have made an impact in their respective fields or within their company.
Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX) has made $10,000 available to its employees who are Armed Forces veterans to donate to veteran’s charities of their choice. Historically, GREX has supported its veterans through a variety of ways. This year, the company said, it “wanted to empower the veterans themselves to decide which causes to support.”
WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation and Federal Railroad Administration are sounding an urgent warning about grade crossing safety, and asking the industry to collaborate on improvements.
The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) on Oct. 31 awarded its final major civil construction contract for the Long Island Rail Road East Side Access (ESA) project to Skanska USA Civil Northeast. The contract, valued at $60.2 million, includes two options that, if exercised, would bring the total value to $62.5 million. It’s among the final work needed to begin Long Island Rail Road service to Grand Central Terminal by year-end 2022.
BNSF Railway issued its annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report highlighting progress on key initiatives in the areas of sustaining its operations, creating value for its customers, engaging with employees and connecting with communities.
A Midwest regional railroad is getting some assistance for grade crossing improvements in north-central Ohio.
Third-quarter profits at CN jumped on higher revenues as the largest Canadian railroad finished up projects to improve its network capacity.
The Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Pacifico Transportation held a groundbreaking for the reconstruction of the international rail bridge at Presidio.
The Class 1 carriers continue to make repairs and clean up lines a week after Hurricane Michael whipsawed the South with destructive winds and torrential rain.